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UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman and UC President Michael V. Drake at the June 4 ceremony christening Michael Drake Drive

UC Irvine christens Michael Drake Drive to honor former chancellor

Drake, the current UC president, led campus during era of unprecedented growth.

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UC students call on federal lawmakers to increase financial aid

UC students and leaders testified to the urgent need to reinvest in Pell Grant funding that helps those from low-income families pay for college.

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President Drake announces new Presidential Policy on Gender Recognition and Lived Name

A new presidential policy will ensure that all individuals are identified by their accurate gender identity and lived or preferred name at UC.

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UC president honors student leadership on DACA, representation in science

UCLA’s Dellara Gorjian and UC Merced’s Radio Bio were honored for outstanding public service at the July 30 UC Regents meeting.

Regent John A. Pérez on a livestream with incoming UC president Michael V. Drake, M.D.

Dr. Michael Drake: In his own words

A recap of the incoming president’s question and answer session on July 10, 2020.

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UC welcomes our next president: Michael V. Drake, M.D.

The University of California Board of Regents has appointed Michael V. Drake, M.D., as the 21st president of UC’s world-renowned system of 10 campuses, five medical centers, three nationally affiliated labs, more than 280,000 students and 230,000 faculty and staff.

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DACA community braces for a Supreme Court ruling

Anxiety goes off the charts for the DACA community when the Supreme Court announces decisions. There are more humane ways to handle this, writes Regina Day Langhout.

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As Supreme Court takes up DACA, UC students rally in support

Students braved poor weather to boost the spirits of those with fates in the balance as UC defended DACA recipients inside the court.

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‘Our futures are being tossed like a coin’

UC Irvine law student will be before the Supreme Court next week to fight for the right of others like her to work and pay taxes.

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UC takes DACA fight to the Supreme Court

The University of California will appear before the Supreme Court on Tuesday (Nov. 12), to fight for the future of nearly 700,000 young people who came to the U.S. as children.

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